'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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  • Pixar's 'Brave' shoots arrows in the princess ideal
    A princess, in other words, is a royal bore. At least that’s how it seems to Merida, the red-haired, bow-and-arrow-wielding teenager at the center of the new Pixar movie "Brave" upon hearing her mother’s precepts for ladylike behavior. Merida would ...
    06/25/2012 - 11:26 am | View Link
  • Is Pixar’s “Brave” princess a lesbian?
    On the other hand, Markovitz sneakily suggests — without ever coming out and saying so — that Disney/Pixar snuck their maybe-lesbian princess into the marketplace ... whose principal relationship is with her mother. (Although Merida appears to be ...
    06/24/2012 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • Pixar Courageously Breaks From The Princess Stereotype With ‘Brave’
    Robbie Coltrane and of course it wouldn’t be a Pixar film without John Ratzenberger. “Brave” is set in the Scottish Highlands and centers around a princess/skilled archer, Merida (voiced by Kelly McDonald), who defies her mother’s wish to get ...
    06/23/2012 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Pixar ‘Brave’ for tackling mother-daughter themes
    What makes “Brave” so remarkable is that it explores mother-daughter conflict in the first place. “Brave” is the first Pixar movie to feature a female heroine, and the only one in a long line of princess movies that doesn’t focus on the princess ...
    06/22/2012 - 4:48 pm | View Link
  • BRAVE: Pixar’s Pagan Princess is Perfect Pleasure
    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
    06/22/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
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    a multitude of new characters to audiences, from the fiery princess Merida to the murderous bear Mor’du. When Merida’s mother, the dignified and elegant Queen ...
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    Story. Brave is set in ancient times in the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch and focuses on a princess named Merida, the daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor.
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  • Disney•Pixar Brave: The Video Game | Disney Games
    Disney•Pixar Brave: The Video Game. In Disney•Pixar's Brave: The Video Game, run, jump and battle your way through the rugged landscape of mythic Scotland.
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  • Brave
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D CGI computer-animated adventure fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
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